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Emma Girard, Psy.D.

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Welcome to Emma Girard, Psy.D.
Psychological Family Therapy & EBT Training Services

Emma Girard, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and Certified Master Trainer in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT-I) whose private practice includes working with children, adults and families specializing in treatment of trauma, depression and anxiety.

Dr. Girard also works part-time for Riverside County Department of Mental Health, Preschool 0-5 Programs and disseminates Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to 15 sites within the department, having trained over 75 clinicians. She can be seen driving a 39 foot mobile RV to implement the Mobile PCIT program, delivering services directly at school sites.

Honored by UC Davis CAARE Center for outstanding practice in PCIT, she was on the expert panel at Duke University for the dissemination plan of PCIT across North and South Carolina and is a current member of PCIT International Task Force on Training.

Dr. Girard's experience includes treatment in locations such as a girls residential treatment facility, county mental health, community based treatment offices, university counseling programs, and a Native American boarding high school.

Upcoming Event: Initial 40 Hours PCIT Therapist Training

April 30 - May 4, 2018
Riverside, CA

  • Initial Therapist Training

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registration information:

Requirements for PCIT Therapist Certification

Family Therapy Services:

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Toddlers:

Family Tree Specializing in Treatment of:
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

with children, adults, & families

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Toddlers (PCIT-T) Trained Provider of:
  • Early Intervention Program with Coached Parents
  • Adapting Play Therapy and Compliance Training Procedures of PCIT
  • Application of "PRIDE" Skills and "CARES" Model
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Evidenced Based Therapy (EBT) Training Services:

Psychological Mind Trained Provider of:
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Teacher-Child Interaction Training (TCIT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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